[REBOL] Re: Amazon S3 Tools linux problem.
From: compkarori::gmail at: 26-Sep-2010 12:55
If it is any consolation to you, R3 shows the timezone as +13 even as R2
shows it as +12 :(
I always set the time to NIST time in my applications before I do anything
On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 1:34 PM, Carl Read <carl-cybercraft.co.nz> wrote:
> Followup to this...
> Seems the best approach would be to get the time from the Amazon server,
> thus bypassing any local time issues.
> -- Carl Read.
> PS. And yes, I meant REBOL below, not REBO, and the last sentence should've
> read "I couldn't /find/ one in the 'Viewtop'."... (Well what'ya expect on
> the day daylight saving cuts in!)
> On Sunday, 26-September-2010 at 13:10:55 Carl Read wrote,
> >Hi yet again Graham...
> >Today uploading to Amazon S3 stopped working for me on Windows XP! And
> after a
> >while it dawned on me why - daylight saving started here today. Sigh...
> >So, if I turn off daylight saving in Windows, (setting Windows' clock back
> >hour), I can upload. But I can't if I then manually set the clock forward
> >hour. (And no matter what settings I choose, REBOL's time always matches
> >Windows' time.)
> >I noticed Windows says it's still only 12 hours ahead when daylight saving
> >ticked as on (as does REBO), so I'm picking that's the source of the
> >REBOL grabs the time-zone from Windows, when what it needs is 13 hours.
> >there's a setting for the time-zone in REBOL? I couldn't one in the
> >-- Carl Read.
> >On Wednesday, 22-September-2010 at 21:50:42 Graham Chiu wrote,
> >>Hi Carl
> >>Yes, about that url-encode, I just added one now :)
> >>The problem with the prot-http is that you do lose the headers returned
> >>unless you open the url instead. Hence my need to modify the success
> >>The headers should have given the error information from Amazon that you
> >>were using the incorrect time. So, not sure why that didn't work ..
> >>On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 9:29 PM, Carl Read <carl-cybercraft.co.nz>
> >>> Hi Graham,
> >>> Yes - elsewhere! I hadn't set the timezone on Linux, (it's a newish
> >>> install), and that was the problem. I noticed the time was four hours
> >>> the authorization block, which put me on the right track.
> >>> BTW, I've just remembered the url-encode function wasn't included with
> >>> script - I had to find it elsewhere. It's not in View 2.7.7, but
> >>> it's in other REBOLs?
> >>> Anyway, many thanks for your patience! And the script - useful.
> >>> -- Carl Read.
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